Cadaver K9 Coming To Sheriff’s Office

Leiche is a Rescue and will be Second Female K9 Deployed in the ECSO   Buffalo, NY – Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard announces his office received funding from the Erie County Sheriff’s 21st Century Foundation to acquire Leiche, 2 ½-year-old cadaver canine.   The new cadaver canine will work with an existing Erie County … Continued

No Shave November Grows Back

Female Deputies can Color for a Cure    Buffalo, NY – Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard announces that Deputies and Corrections Officers represented by the Erie County Police Benevolent Association, Teamsters, and CSEA are again participating in the Beards for Bucks campaign sponsored by Roswell Park Cancer Institute.   Male Deputies and Corrections Officers will be allowed to grow facial … Continued

Stakeout Finds 2 Smash And Grab Burglars

Burglars used Brick to Smash a Glass Door, Stole Breast Cancer Donations    Buffalo, NY – Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard reports detectives Parisi, Hanna, and Ferrick arrested two suspects after staking out a location in Elma.  The detectives were investigating a recent string of convenient store/gas station burglaries that occurred in Erie County … Continued

Months Long Investigation Nets Cocaine Dealer

Buffalo, NY – Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard reports the Narcotics Unit arrested Rashad Fleming, 32 of Buffalo, on October 30 following an investigation which lasted over two months.   Fleming is charged with felony counts of criminal possession of a narcotic with intent to sell and criminal possession of a narcotic.  The defendant … Continued

Crack, Loaded Handgun Found At Home Across From City Honors

Crack Dealer Charged Following Mid-Day Raid   Buffalo, NY – Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard reports the Sheriff’s Narcotics Unit raided a house across the street from City Honors High School and arrested Charles Alexander, 61 of Buffalo, on drug and gun-related charges.   At approximately 1:15 P.M., Monday, October 30, the members of … Continued

Tips Lead Narcotics Unit To Cocaine Dealer

Seized Cocaine, Heroin, Marijuana, and Two Loaded Handguns   Buffalo, NY – Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard announces the arrest of a cocaine dealer following a several week investigation.   Working from anonymous tips received during the summer, the Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant signed by Judge Thomas Franczyk for a residence at … Continued

Patrol Makes DWI and Narcotics Arrests

Buffalo, NY – Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard reports the following arrests by Deputies.   October 26, 9:02 P.M., Town of Grand Island – Deputy Schreiber executed a traffic stop on Baseline Road and during his investigation discovered Kerry Donohue, 36 of Tonawanda, had three active warrants from the City of Buffalo.  After her … Continued

Over 1000 Pheasants Released Into The Wild

Inmate Program Proves Successful in 2nd Year by Giving Back to the Environment   Buffalo, NY – Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard announced the Jail Management Division’s Pheasant Brooding program released the last of 1,200 pheasants to the wild Friday.   The pheasants were raised and cared for by inmates as part of a wildlife … Continued

Sheriff Maintains High Standards For Civil Accreditation

State’s 1st Accredited Civil Enforcement Division Gains Re-Accreditation from NYSSA   Buffalo, NY – Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard announces his Civil Enforcement Division has been reaccredited by the New York State Sheriff’s Association.     Peter Kehoe, Executive Director, NYS Sheriff’s Association, was present to award Sheriff Howard and Chief John A. Anthony a certificate … Continued

Farmers Market Thieves Arrested

Detectives Receive Numerous Leads from the Public   Buffalo, NY – Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard reports Sheriff’s Detectives arrested Matthew Solomon and James Thaler Monday following an investigation into multiple larcenies at the Sardinia farmers’ market.     The defendants were caught on surveillance cameras taking cash and merchandise over a several day period.  … Continued